MariaDB Database Administration for Experienced Database Administrators

MariaDB Database Administration for Experienced Database Administrators

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3 days @ £1,195.00 exc. VAT 
Course Code: MARDBAFT


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MariaDB Database Administration for Experienced Database Administrators Course Overview

This MariaDB Database Administration for Experienced Database Administrators course is designed for Database Administrators who already have substantial experience in the administration of another relational database management system such as Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server. The course provides practical experience in setting up and maintaining a MariaDB database server, including backing up, recovery, configuration and tuning.

Skills Gained

The delegates will practise:

  • Using Client Programs for MariaDB DBA work
  • Using MariaDB Workbench
  • Obtaining metadata
  • Configuring the MariaDB Server
  • Install and configure the MariaDB Server and client programs
  • Administering and tuning a server
  • Upgrading a running server
  • Setting up character set support
  • Configuring log files and using them to monitor database activity
  • Interpreting error messages
  • Locking and transactions
  • Using different storage engines
  • Maintaining Tables
  • Implementing a backup strategy
  • Performing physical and logical backups of data
  • Administering users and privileges
  • Securing the Server from common security threats
  • Identify and Optimise poorly tuned queries
  • Tuning Tables and Indexes
  • Using the Event Scheduler
  • Creating partitioned tables

Who will the Course Benefit?

Database Administrators, Database Developers and Technical Consultants with substantial experience of an alternative relational database management system who now need to administer, monitor and support MariaDB databases and servers.

Course Objectives

To provide the skills necessary to administer, monitor and support MariaDB databases and servers.

Requirements

Substantial experience of administering a relational database management system such as Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server is required. This course is not suitable for delegates who only have experience with Microsoft Access.

Follow-On Courses

NOTE: Course technical content is subject to change without notice.


MariaDB Database Administration for Experienced Database Administrators Training Course

Course Introduction

  • Administration and Course Materials
  • Course Structure and Agenda
  • Delegate and Trainer Introductions

Session 1: THE SERVER, CLIENTS AND TOOLS

  • Introduction
  • The versions of MariaDB
  • An Overview of MariaDB Architecture
  • MariaDB Server
  • MariaDB Tools
  • MariaDB Admin
  • Exercises: Using Client Programs

Session 2: MariaDB WORKBENCH

  • Installation
  • Connecting
  • Screens
  • Exercises: Using MariaDB Workbench

Session 3: OBTAINING METADATA

  • What is Metadata?
  • The mysqlshow Client Program
  • The SHOW and DESCRIBE Commands
  • The Information_Schema
  • Show Command and Information_Schema Differences
  • Exercises: Obtaining Information about MariaDB

Session 4: MARIADB SERVER INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION

  • MariaDB Distributions
  • Installing on Windows
  • Installing on Linux and UNIX
  • Starting and Stopping on Windows
  • Starting and Stopping on UNIX/Linux
  • Status Files
  • Upgrading the Server
  • Time Zone Tables
  • Exercises: Installing, stopping and starting

Session 5: CONFIGURING THE SERVER

  • MariaDB Server Options and Variables
  • MariaDB Status Variables
  • Configuring MariaDB Enterprise Audit
  • Exercises: Configuring the Server

Session 6: SQL MODES, LOG FILES AND BINARY LOGGING

  • MariaDB Error Messages
  • The SHOW Errors Statement
  • The SHOW Warnings Statement
  • SQL Modes
  • Note Messages
  • The PERROR Utility
  • The General Log
  • The Error Log
  • The Slow Query Log
  • The Binary Logs
  • Exercises: Interpreting Errors and Configuring the Logs

Session 7: MARIADB ARCHITECTURE

  • Client/Server Overview
  • Communication Protocols
  • The SQL Parser and Storage Engine Tiers
  • How MariaDB Uses Disk Space
  • How MariaDB Uses Memory
  • Exercises: Examining the Architecture

Session 8: TRANSACTIONS AND LOCKING

  • Locking Concepts
  • Explicit Table Locking
  • Advisory Locking
  • Exercises: Locking

MariaDB Database Administration for Experienced Database Administrators Training Course

Session 9: THE INNODB ENGINE

  • Introduction
  • Features of Innodb
  • Transactions
  • Referential Integrity
  • Physical Characteristics of Innodb Tables
  • System Tablespace Configuration
  • Log File and Buffer Configuration
  • Innodb Status
  • Exercises Using the InnoDB Engine

Session 10: OTHER STORAGE ENGINES

  • MyISAM Engine
  • Merge Engine
  • Archive Engine
  • Memory Engine
  • Blackhole Engine
  • CSV Engine
  • The Spider Engine
  • The ColumnStore Engine
  • The MyRocks Engine
  • Mixing Storage Engines
  • Exercises: Storage Engine Performance

Session 11: TABLE MAINTENANCE

  • Table Maintenance Operations
  • Check Table
  • Repair Table
  • Analyze Table
  • Optimize Table
  • MariaDB Check
  • MyISAM Table Maintenance and Repair Utilities
  • Exercises: Maintaining Tables

Session 12: BACKUP AND RECOVERY

  • Designing a Backup and Recovery Strategy
  • The Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Methods
  • Binary Backups of MYISAM Tables
  • Binary Backups of Innodb Tables
  • Recovery
  • Import and Export Operations
  • Exporting and Importing using SQL
  • Exporting from the Command Line using mysqldump
  • Importing from the Command Line using mysqlimport
  • Additional Backup Tools
  • Exercises: Backing Up and Recovery

Session 13: USER MANAGEMENT

  • Introduction
  • User Accounts
  • Creating Users
  • Renaming Users
  • Changing Passwords
  • Dropping Users
  • Granting Privileges
  • The User Table
  • Connection Validation
  • Exercises: Creating, Managing and Dropping Users

Session 14: PRIVILEGES

  • Introduction
  • Types of Privileges
  • Revoking Privileges
  • Resource Limits
  • The MariaDB Database
  • The Show Grants Command
  • Exercises: Granting and Revoking Privileges

Session 15: SECURITY AND UPGRADING

  • Signs of Poor Security
  • Security Risks
  • Users, Operating System, File System and Network Security
  • Using SSL With MariaDB
  • Remote Connecting to the MariaDB Server Using SSH
  • Exercises: Securing the Server

Session 16: TUNING QUERIES

  • Tuning Overview
  • Identifying Candidates for Query Analysis
  • Using Explain to Analyze Queries
  • Meaning of Explain Output
  • Explain Extended
  • Exercises: Explaining and Tuning Queries

Session 17: TUNING AND INDEXES (1)

  • Indexes for Performance
  • Creating and Dropping Indexes
  • Obtaining Index Metadata
  • Indexing Principles
  • Indexing and Joins
  • Fulltext Indexes
  • MyISAM Index Caching
  • Exercises: Creating and Using Indexes

MariaDB Database Administration for Experienced Database Administrators Training Course

Session 18: TUNING AND TABLES

  • General Table Optimizations
  • Myisam Specific Optimizations
  • Innodb Specific Optimizations
  • Other Engine Specific Optimizations
  • Exercises: Tuning Tables

Session 19: TUNING THE SERVER

  • Status Variables
  • Server Variables
  • Performance Schema Overview
  • The Query Cache
  • Exercises: Tuning the Server

Session 20: THE EVENT SCHEDULER

  • Event scheduler concepts
  • Event scheduler configuration
  • Creating, altering and dropping events
  • Event scheduler monitoring
  • Events and privileges
  • Exercises: Using the event scheduler

Session 21: PARTITIONED TABLES

  • Partitioned tables concepts
  • Obtaining Partitioned Table Metadata
  • Types of Partitioning
  • Subpartitioning
  • Maintenance of partitioned tables
  • Exercises: Using partitioned tables

Session 22: OVERVIEW OF CLUSTERING AND PERFORMANCE

  • Advantages Performance Advantages of Clustering
  • Performance Issues and Clustering
  • The NDBCluster Engine
  • The Galera Cluster
  • The Percona XtraDB Cluster
  • MariaDB InnoDB Cluster
  • The Federated Engine
  • The FederatedX Engine
  • Overview of Other High Availability Techniques
  • NOSQL and Mencached Overview

Session 23: OVERVIEW OF REPLICATION

  • Replication Overview
  • When To Use Replication
  • Testing Replication
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Replication
  • Files and Threads Involved in Replication
  • Excluding Databases or Tables From Replication
  • Complex Replication Topologies
  • Example: Setting Up a Master Slave Replication
  • Replication Using GTIDs
  • MariaDB Replication Utilities
  • Controlled Switchover
  • Exercises: Setting Up and Testing Replication
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